Carles Pont Sorribes is both Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communication at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and journalist. He holds a PhD in Communication and Bachelors' Degrees in Journalism and in Educational Sciences. His areas of research focus on history of the press, emergency and risk communication, and political communication. He has published a number of books and scientifics articles on those subjects. He has worked as a journalist in various media from the Principality of Andorra and Catalonia.